What is Pre-Trial Intervention?
Who is eligible for Pre-Trial Intervention ?
HOW DOES PTI WORK?
-EMPLOYMENT OR EDUCATION
Applicants must verify employment and/or education by submitting a current check stub, statement from the employer, class schedule, or school identification. If an applicant is disabled the disability must be verified.
Applicants may be required to attend court. The case manager will arrange the specific dates and times for court observation.
-REPORT ON THE LAW
Each applicant must complete a report on the law they violated. A copy of the law and a report must be submitted. The report must include an overall summary of what the law states, the fines and sentences that apply, and a general explanation of what happened when the offender was arrested.
Applicants may be randomly tested while in PTI. A negative drug test result is required in order for successful completion.
-COMMUNITY SERVICE WORK
Applicants are required to complete up to 50 hours of community service work at a non-profit organization. Hours will be verified by the organization.
All applicants must complete a counseling program. Counseling requirements will be determined by the solicitor, law enforcement, and the PTI staff.
-ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS OR NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS
Applicants may be required to attend AA or NA. Attendance must be verified by AA or NA sponsors.
-PRISON TOUR OR GET SMART PRESENTATION
Each applicant must attend either the prison tour or Get Smart presentation. Get Smart is a program where inmates give an account of how they ended up in prison.
Applicants are required to pay restitution. Restitution is determined by the prosecuting solicitor based on information received from the victim, the arresting agency, and statutory guidelines.
PRE-TRIAL INTERVENTION OFFICE
Physical Address: Anderson County Courthouse, 100 S Main St., Anderson, SC 29624
Mailing Address: PO Box 8002, Anderson, sC 29622
Phone: 864-260-4042 Fax 864-260-1030
Oconee County Office
Physical Address: Oconee County Courthouse, 205 W. Main St., Walhalla, SC 29691
Mailing Address: 415 S. Pine St., Walhalla, SC 29691
Phone: 864-718-1072 Fax 864-638-4295
All Expungements are handled by PTI personnel at their respective offices. In Anderson, expungement applications are taken by appointment only. Please call the office at 864-260-4042 to schedule an appointment.
Applications are taken in Oconee during regular office hours (8:30-5 M-F). Please call ahead to ensure that someone is available to take your application as there is only one person in the Oconee PTI office.
***NOTE: Only Cashiers Checks and Money Orders accepted. No personal checks, credit cards or cash accepted.***